Italy

Italy-based commercial broadcaster Mediaset has posted a net profit of €226.7m ($266.5m) for the first half of 2021, a significant increase on the same period in 2019.

Rugby union’s cross-border United Rugby Championship will be showcased on free-to-air television in Italy thanks to an agreement announced this afternoon (Tuesday) with commercial broadcaster Mediaset.

Lega Serie A chief executive Luigi De Siervo has said the organisation’s new production centre will help it potentially offer matches on a direct-to-consumer basis from the 2024-25 season onwards.

Eleven Sports has acquired non-exclusive digital rights in Italy to the EuroLeague and EuroCup, European basketball's top-tier competitions, in a three-season deal that will sit alongside pay-television…

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has said an exit protocol is in place in which it will likely disengage from its agreement with LaLiga, the organising body for the top two divisions of Spanish…

Talks over the possible entry of private equity funding into Serie A, the top division of Italian club football, are said to have resumed, with CVC Capital Partners now out of contention, according to…

Indonesian OTT and pay-television platform Mola TV has acquired rights in four Asian and European markets to club competitions organised by the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) under a deal agreed with…

DAZN, the multi-platform subscription broadcaster, has published audience figures for its first two weekends of Serie A football coverage in Italy, with Juventus’ 1-0 home defeat against Empoli last S…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has agreed a deal to show this season’s Serie C, the third tier of club football in Italy.

Italian digital terrestrial television broadcaster Sportitalia is to launch its second free-to-air channel next week

DAZN, the multi-platform subscription broadcaster, has apologised for difficulties encountered by some customers during its broadcast output from the opening round of 2021-22 Serie A games, but has maintained…

Sky Italia has finalised an agreement with OTT subscription broadcaster DAZN that enables the pay-television broadcaster to show all Serie A matches via satellite television in bars, hotels and other public…

Lega Serie A, the organising body of the top division of Italian club football, has welcomed a request from OTT subscription broadcaster DAZN to sublicense a package of rights in public places to pay-television…

Football-based media platform OneFootball has significantly upgraded its content portfolio in Italy, adding rights to a string of leagues, including the top divisions in Portugal and Scotland, while also…

The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has awarded international rights to the women’s Serie A to S&T Sports Group, the Miami-based rights consultancy headed by Stefano Turconi.

Helbiz Media, Lega Serie B’s global media rights distributor, has agreed a deal with Kosmos, the company co-founded by Barcelona footballer Gerard Piqué, to ensure broadcast deals for the second tier of…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has signed a three-year agreement with Amazon that will grant its bar, hotel and commercial premises subscribers access to the online retail giant’s coverage of t…